The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.64% 7.50% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 33.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -17.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 31.15% 22.50% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate £338 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.61% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £22.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Wolverhampton region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Wolverhampton region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Nmap
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) ReportNet
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) StreamServe
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos